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Can Russell Brand Teach You To Listen For The Divine?
Who The Hell Are You To Speak About Enlightenment, Russel Brand?
Until recently, I have never been a fan of Russell Bra...
7 Reasons Why We Must Take Emma Watson Seriously
A slightly nervous Emma Watson stepped up to the podium on September 20, 2014 and addressed the General Assembly of the...
The Light of Christmas Eve
It was 9 degrees in Battle Creek on Christmas Eve and my parents' farm house had been without power for three days. We w...
On Death And Survival: The Mantra Of My Love For You
The Mantra of My Love for You
I shall fear no broken heart
For my heart shall not be broken
Not by separation
Blue Skies In A Red World: What The Election of 2012 Has Taught This Weary American
Like many Americans, the election of 2012 has left me exhausted. The constant ideological pounding by both parties has...
And They Came For Goodie Martin
I am on the verge of giving up my Facebook page because I keep finding posts with strands of commentary that are simulta...
Of God And Particles
Today’s announcement by the scientists at CERN that they have discovered a subatomic particle that my very well be the...
By D. M. Kenyon
I live with my wife in old house under a canopy of trees in the center of an old French city on the b...
Christian Wiman: The Poet And Accidental Evangelist
Christian Wiman is well known in the poetry world for a variety of things, most of which wreak of integrity. He is the...
A Message To The Cake Eaters
Today, the African Union announced that it was sending 5,000 troops to hunt for Joseph Kony that has used the jungles of...
Let My People Go: Why We Are All Syrians
Nothing makes me feel more powerless in the face of the gristmill of international politics than to watch the valiant pe...
From Slavery To Prominence: The Extraordinary Life of Venture Smith
Chandler B. Saint and George A. Krimsky: Making Freedom: The Extraordinary Life of Venture Smith (2009)
The first bio...
The Word: Living In Language
A couple of weeks ago, my good friend Terri Long, author of In Leah's Wake invited me to participate in a short essay ex...
The New Literary Democracy: Differentiating The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
They say that 82% of Americans would like to write a book. Tens of thousands of them do. The vast majority of the books...
Christian Kindness On The Road To Nirvana
I would not have received the Buddhist training that I did over these past thirty years if it had not been for the love...
Mark Twain’s Talk With Satan And The Delusion Of Self
Mark Twain: The Mysterious Stranger (1916)
This is one of my very favorite books, but it is one for which I have a smal...
Business, Money And Ethical Living: The Book Of Seven Virtues
I am the first Kenyon of my ancestral line to not make a living from farming since 1683. I had two ancestor...
A Brief History Of Woman As Thing
We see it everywhere. There is the striking image of Adriana Lima, famous for modeling for Victoria’s Secret. Te...
True Believer: The Execution Of John Rogers
Four hundred and fifty-seven years ago, on February 4, 1555, John Rogers was roused from his sleep in Newcastle Prison a...
Daughter Where Art Thou?
Tomorrow, my daughter leaves for Scotland to attend the University of St. Andrews. It seems like she was only home for...